Peacefully at Vision Nursing Home on Wednesday, January 14, 2015, Nelly Pronk passed away at the age of 101. Beloved wife of the late Harry (Kryn) Pronk. Loving mother of Arina Pronk Borlina (the late Frank). Cherished grandmother of Harry Borlina (Rosemary), Cesira Borlina Hussain (Hank), Jany Borlina Kimble, and Frankie Borlina. Treasured great grandmother of nine great grandchildren and 3 ½ great great grandchildren. Dear sister of Dinie Knor (Klass). Predeceased by her daughter Jannie Pronk and son Arie Pronk. Nelly was a member of the VON (Victoria Order of Nurses) for many years, visiting numerous people in the hospital. She loved to bowl and was in a league. Nelly was a member of the CBD Club (Canadian Belgian Dutch Club), loved big band music and cleaned houses by profession. A special thank you to Vivi Michelucci for being with Oma in her final moments and holding her hand as she passed. Also, a special thank you to all of Oma’s friends for always being there for her. Family and friends will be received on Sunday, January 18, 2015, from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. at Smith Funeral Home, 1576 London Line, Sarnia. A funeral service will follow at 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, January 18, 2015, at Smith Funeral Home. Interment will be held in Lakeview Cemetery on Monday, January 19, 2015, at 11:00 a.m. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Vision Nursing Home Activity Fund (cheques only at the funeral home please).

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